whether amoxicillin causes tooth enamel defects in kids

Some parents are asking whether amoxicillin causes tooth enamel defects in kids.

A well-publicized study suggests that giving amoxicillin to infants may discolor the enamel of permanent teeth that erupt later.

Researchers say this condition looks like discoloration caused by too much fluoride...but not like the staining caused by tetracyclines.

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